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The Unlikely Chosen: A Graphic Novel Translation of the Biblical Books of Jonah, Esther, and Amos

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A graphic novel of three books of the Bible; 'Amos',  'Jonah' and 'Esther,' based on an original bible translation.  The Unlikely Chosen is storytelling that's designed, in format an execution for readers from middle school to early high school. Through the stories of Amos, a shepherd called to be a prophet to people in the highest places of society in ancient Israel; Jonah , a prophet who runs from God's will; and Esther, an orphan and exiled Jew who is called  to be the queen of Persia, the reader is provided a fascinating assortment of the kind of people God chooses.

These stories challenge the notion that God chooses one kind of person, and they underscore that chosen people are not favored above others but chosen for the purpose of carrying out the special responsibilities to God and God's world.  Each of these stories is illustrated by Earnest Graham in a unique style designed to highlight to tone and conflicts within the story.  Graphic novels continue to gain acceptance as literature and as a teaching tool.  The Unlikely Chosen furthers that trend, and is perfect for discussion groups, bible study, and  classroom education.

Product Specifications

Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: SEABURY BOOKS
Creator
  • Earnest Graham Illustrator
  • Shirley Smith Graham Translator
EAN
9781596270787
EANList
  • 9781596270787
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1596270780
ItemDimensions
  • 1000 hundredths-inches
  • 650 hundredths-inches
  • 63 Hundredths Pounds
  • 50 hundredths-inches
Label
SEABURY BOOKS
Languages
  • English, Published English, Original Language English, Unknown
Manufacturer
SEABURY BOOKS
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
125
PackageDimensions
  • 40 hundredths-inches
  • 990 hundredths-inches
  • 65 Hundredths Pounds
  • 660 hundredths-inches
PackageQuantity
1
ProductGroup
Book
ProductTypeName
ABIS_BOOK
PublicationDate
2008-10-01
Publisher
SEABURY BOOKS
Studio
SEABURY BOOKS
Title
The Unlikely Chosen: A Graphic Novel Translation of the Biblical Books of Jonah, Esther, and Amos
isbn-13-20
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